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Crude Weapon Kills Syrian Civiliansi
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February 13, 2014 7:58 PM
As peace talks continue in Geneva with little progress, human rights groups and opposition fighters say the Syrian government has increased its use of primitive, inaccurate weapons called “barrel bombs,” with a devastating impact on civilians in contested areas. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.

Crude Weapon Kills Syrian Civilians

Published February 13, 2014

As peace talks continue in Geneva with little progress, human rights groups and opposition fighters say the Syrian government has increased its use of primitive, inaccurate weapons called “barrel bombs,” with a devastating impact on civilians in contested areas. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.


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